Grosses

'Heaven Is For Real' Edges Out 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' for First Place Again on WednesdayApril 24, 2014 07:10 AM

by Shawn Robbins

Sony reports that Heaven Is for Real added another $1.87 million to its haul on Wednesday, representing a 23 percent drop from Tuesday and 49 percent from its opening Wednesday last week. The hit faith-based film has tallied $36.35 million domestically so far, 6 percent ahead of the 8-day total of Son of God.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier dropped 20 percent from Tuesday to $1.77 million yesterday, also giving it a 50 percent week-to-week decline. The sequel's 20-day domestic total is $207.1 million, 19 percent ahead of where Thor: The Dark World stood at the same point.

Rio 2 earned $1.51 million yesterday, off 22 percent from Tuesday and 50 percent from Wednesday of last week. With $81.2 million in the bank so far, the animated sequel's 13-day gross is 7 percent behind the pace of its 2011 predecessor.

Warner Bros. reports that Transcendence posted $0.76 million yesterday, off 26 percent from Tuesday. The sci-fi flick has taken in $13.68 million through 6 days, 26 percent less than 2011's Source Code in the same time frame.

Disneynature's Bears claimed $0.61 million on Wednesday for a 35 percent decline from is Earth Day boost on Tuesday. The flick's 6-day total is $6.97 million, or about 46 percent less than the 6-day start of 2012's Chimpanzee.

Last but not least, A Haunted House 2 slid 27 percent from Tuesday to bring in $0.45 million yesterday. Having taken in $10.58 million so far, the sequel is behind the pace of its 2013 predecessor by 49 percent.

 

Daily Domestic Gross Wed, Apr. 7 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Apr. 7 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Passion of the Christ$1,774,99911%3,408194$521$335,528,6336Newmarket
2Hellboy$1,462,559-13%3,028--$483$28,179,6991Sony / Columbia
3Home on the Range$1,268,1421%3,047--$416$17,610,3171Disney
4Johnson Family Vacation$1,219,640--1,273--$958$1,219,6400Fox Searchlight
5Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed$1,155,216-1%3,3120$349$53,209,5722Warner Bros.
6Walking Tall$1,128,872-9%2,836--$398$19,129,8641MGM
7The Prince and Me$818,2061%2,682--$305$11,788,6051Paramount
8The Ladykillers$563,340-4%1,5874$355$25,153,3992Disney
9Jersey Girl$491,055-1%1,821301$270$17,241,1682Miramax
10Dawn of the Dead (2004)$388,102-13%2,357-391$165$53,063,6793Universal